What does urbanize mean?

Definitions for urbanizeˈɜr bəˌnaɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word urbanize.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. urbanize, urbanise(verb)

    make more industrial or city-like

    "The area was urbanized after many people moved in"

  2. urbanize, urbanise(verb)

    impart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon

    "Birds are being urbanized by people in outdoor cafes feeding them"


  1. urbanize(Verb)

    To make something more urban in character.

  2. urbanize(Verb)

    To take up an urban way of life.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Urbanize(verb)

    to render urban, or urbane; to refine; to polish


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of urbanize in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of urbanize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cody Weber:

    It's the same story over and over again, you have these communities that are bleeding people, they're all heading to cities as we urbanize.

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Translations for urbanize

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • αστικοποιώGreek
  • urbanizarse, urbanizarSpanish
  • kaupunkilaistua, kaupunkimaistaaFinnish
  • városiasodik, urbanizál, urbanizálódik, városiasítHungarian

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